I once heard that Neil Young will drop anything he’s doing if he has an idea. You can’t manufacture inspiration, you can’t buy it. It’s pretty important to [act upon ideas] when they come.
Gill Landry of Old Crow Medicine Show (Your Country’s Right Here)
As a kid I always loved music and I loved to scream and shout. When I started to seriously write, though, that’s when it came together.
Mary Chapin Carpenter on her beginnings as a musician. (Your Country’s Right Here)
I was talking about that recently, and I made the joke that you need to get dumped to be a songwriter. I’m not even joking when I say I owe him one.
Caitlin Rose on a bad break-up. (Your Country’s Right Here)
There’s never been any doubt that Eric Church‘s fans are loyal.